Arina Favilla

Arina Favilla is a graduate student in the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Department at University of California, Santa Cruz. Her research involves using biologging techniques to study the diving behavior and physiology of marine mammals. Arina is interested in becoming a professor, and her participation in the PDP has given her valuable skills in designing inquiry-based teaching activities. She plans to practice incorporating these techniques into the classes she teaches as a graduate student so that she can became a commendable professor in the future that creates engaging learning experiences for her students.